3 Packers players who could be replaced after bye week

Green Bay Packers, A.J. Dillon
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2. A.J. Dillon, RB

When Aaron Jones went out earlier in the year and A.J. Dillon took over as the lead back for a bit, one would have expected Dillon to take full advantage. The Packers did, after all, draft Dillon to be a big part of their offense and act as the "thunder" to Jones' lightning.

Dillon had shown the ability to catch the football in the past, though too, and looked to be a capable fill-in starter while Jones was out. However, since Dillon has been the lead back, he has done little to nothing. In fact, his best game yet was Week 5 against the Raiders when he averaged just 3.8 yards per carry and finally scored a touchdown.

Otherwise, Dillon has had a couple of games where he's averaged under 3.0 yards per carry, which is what he's sitting at on the season. The former second-round pick hasn't exactly been part of a winning formula. At this point, why not give the undrafted rookie, Emanuel Wilson, a shot?

Out of 64 carries on the year, Dillon has just two runs of over 10 yards. Sure, Jones should be coming back, but the Packers need another back to step up if Dillon is going to remain stagnant, or average at best, to put it differently.